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The Weeds

The Weeds is Vox's podcast for politics and policy discussions. Every Tuesday, Dylan Matthews, Dara Lind, and other voices dig into the weeds on important national issues, including healthcare immigration, and housing. You can listen to it, and more Vox podcasts, here or join the Weeds Facebook community for conversation around each episode.

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The hidden lesson in the new free Covid-19 tests

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Why Biden has disappointed on immigration

The world’s progress on climate change

The Covid-19 vaccines are still working

The recent rise in inflation, explained in 600 words

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Graham-Cassidy is dead, but budget reconciliation could bring back Obamacare repeal in 2018

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Trump, Schumer, Pelosi, and the DACA “deal” 

Hillary Clinton’s realism vs. Bernie Sanders’s idealism

“We started it”: Atul Gawande on doctors’ role in the opioid epidemic

Trump seems to think sabotaging DACA will make it work better

The problem with the national flood insurance program

The Weeds: the US economy is not as great as Trump thinks it is

The Weeds: Where Trump’s feud with congressional Republicans could lead

The Weeds: what's really driving anti-immigration politics?

The Weeds: solving the enigma that is John Kelly

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The Weeds on weed: what a Dutch study tells us about legalization

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